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DBMS > Hive vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Quasardb

System Properties Comparison Hive vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Quasardb

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparison
Descriptiondata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score79.48
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score21.62
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#329  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Websitehive.apache.orgazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsquasardb.net
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homedocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsdoc.quasar.ai/­master
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookMicrosoftquasardb
Initial release201220162009
Current release3.1.2, August 20193.13.3, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialcommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infointeger and binary
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
C#
Java
PHP
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceTransact SQLno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesSource-replica replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReducenowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesyesCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail

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